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the deficit. most important of all, it is about energy independence for our country. it is about working with canada and producing energy in this country so that we get our energy here locally rather than having to get it from the middle east. that is what americans want. they want us to be energy secure in this country. to do that, we need to produce more energy like we are doing in my state of north dakota and montana across the border. movepipeline would mode -- that loyal as well as canadian oil. it is about producing oil here, or getting it from our closest friend and neighbor, canada, rather than being dependent on the middle east. classification you to have to wait on a pipeline, how safe israel transportation of these products versus pipeline transportation? is it.that we are becoming more energy secure. it is great. it is jobs and what people want. to go with that energy, we need infrastructure. that infrastructure includes pipelines as well as moving products safely by train or truck. the keystone xl will take 500 trucks a day off rose in western north dakota. it is a safety is
. they don't have enough water to take care of their need for the next 25 years. they not only have an energy problem and the pollution problem. they have a problem of fundamental shift in their society from an agrarian society to a society made up of cities of 20 or 30 or 35 million people. they are in a position where they have real problems. europe, we want to see do well, but why are manufacturers coming from europe as well as china and the far east? energy, gas is seven times cheaper here than it is there. we are going to be the epicenter of energy in north america throughout the first half of the 20th century. that's not a boast. it's a pure, natural fact. we have everything going for us. everything. we have the best education. our workers are three times as productive. that's not because they are bad. we are better. it's time we remind ourselves just how powerful we are politically, economically, and militarily. use that power to generate the kind of education system, the kind of job opportunities, and the kind of opportunities that grow the rest of the world. there's not a leader in t
bilateral and multilateral interactions. energy cooperation talks were canceled. the obama administration has placed a hold on all aspects of bilateral interaction. host: is it enough to have sanctions to influence what is going on in ukraine? the economic situation in russia may be more marvel to economic pressures than most -- may be more vulnerable to economic pressure than most people think. other analysts are not so sure. the russian system is extremely opaque. not a lot of good data is coming out. they have the ability to manipulate that data. has taken the decision that whatever costs or pressure he is to suffer under, willing to take those costs. he still sees the benefits. what is the point of all this? putin, ukraine and crimea are personal issues. many russians believe that crimea is russian territory. the people there identify as russian and crimea should always be a part of russia. there is a nationalistic element , a domestic, political element. has aly, putin long-standing policy of projecting russian power. some will say it is an effort to reconstitute the soviet bloc. i t
is announcing a $1 billion energy subsidy package. moscow amid worries that was ready to stretch its military rich further into the mainland. your reaction? guest: is a good sign the tangible support. it is important to remember that the united states along with russia and great written in 1994 -- in great britain in 1994 made certain assurances to the ukraine, and russia is now in violation. they need to respond to support ukraine and look for ways to in allies russia until they cease military action. host: president vladimir putin back, but saides that russia reserves the right to protect russians in the country and he accused the u.s. of encouraging an unconstitutional he hopes russia will not need to use force in predominantly russian-speaking eastern ukraine . guest: there is a certain irony there. first of all, president vladimir fled.ch when the agreement was signed, the russian representative refused to witness it. .here is a certain irony it has not been carried out because viktor yanukovych fled to russia. host: let's start with mario in connecticut on the line for democrats. good m
amounts would cut the initial amounts of energy programs. he is having a lot of his prime programs in order to focus on infrastructure. the private sector should be focusing on this. this is what "the washington times" says. anotherident announced 600 million dollars in competitive grant funding through the federal transportation department to pay for construction and repair projects in states. of thehe latest round transportation investment generating economic recovery program, which began as part of obama's 2009 stimulus package. should be rallying together the different transportation organizations that have the budget and the know-how to make something possible. throwing money at something that is not -- that does not have a full flange is -- is the problem of the administration. caller: i appreciate you discussing this topic. day to goke all through the list that are going on in my home town report that need to be done. host: why is that? illinois, they are broke and our community is broke. it would take a program like the one barack obama is mentioning to come up with the fun
it is there. we are going to be the epicenter of energy in north america throughout the first half of the 20th century. that's not a boast. it's a pure, natural fact. we have everything going for us. everything. we have the best education. our workers are three times as productive. that's not the kids they are bad. we are better. it's time we remind ourselves just how powerful we are politically, economically, and militarily. use that power to generate the kind of education system, the kind of job opportunities, and the kind of opportunities that grow the rest of the world. there's not a leader in the world who wouldn't trade positions with the united states. listen to maury povich say, woe is me. come on. i have a simple closing comment. get up. get up and get out and win in 2014. talk about what we value. get up. [applause] [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2014] [applause] [applause] tom harkin is the author of the senate will to raise minimum wage. he is our guest on newsmakers. here's a preview of what he
incentives for the oil, gas, and other fossil energy companies. full funding for the affordable care act and new funds for labs to work on cyber security and research centers. $276 billion raised through changes to international tax system. democraticorgia, caller, what do you make of the budget? he has good intentions. people have to understand that pass nothingnna while obama is in office. until these people stop putting down the division in america and thinking democratic and republican and start thinking people, look to the people that are talking. most of these people who are talking and fighting obama, they are millionaires. beingon't care about republican or democrat. they care about their money. we need to understand this. we need to come together. we are hard-working people. we deserve everything we got. host: sam stein suites this out -- tweets this out -- the budget proposal is $100 million less than bush's 2002 level when adjusted for inflation. that caller was a veteran. military cuts could be rude array beginning -- rude awakening for veterans. puts thisgton post chart toge
to be a balance between the amount of energy you take in and the amount of energy that you expend, and we all need to move more, but we also need to control the amount of fat and sugar in our diet. professor snelling teaches at american university, undergraduate and graduate classes, on some of these topics that we have been covering this morning on the "washington journal." we have mentioned obesity rates a bit this morning. help us understand where we are. the two headlines that my confusion -- that might confuse viewers. a recent gallup poll -- u.s. obesity rates tick up to 27.1% in 2013. then here is a fox news story that says a new study shows a 43% job in obesity rates in young children ages 2 to 5. where are we really? guest: in the past 20 years, the obesity epidemic has been part of our culture. we are seeing certain age groups -- it is sad to think that we are talking about obesity rates in 2 to 5-year-old children. this is a preschooler. whether it is in a childcare setting or an apparent -- or in their parents' home. said it did by fox, drop, but we still have a long way to go because
and the energy they have brought to the electoral process. my gripe is not with the tea party. my gripe is with some washington organizations and feel like they have to go raise money by .eating up on me and others >> some members have pushed you to places you do not want to be. five years in -- leader. as the i do not think it has changed at all. my job is to listen to my colleagues, to work with my calling about and to fight with the common ground is so we can move forward. i don't believe things have changed at all. paste observation this week was an event that would cover here in washington. his assessment is that john boehner will likely set -- stepped down as speaker at the end of this year. agree or disagree? >> i think we have to wait for the election results. let's say the republicans have a very good year, they take control of the senate, which handicappers from's new andenberg -- stu rothenberg others think is more likely than not. usually, the republicans pick up in the house. john boehner would have a chance to pass legislation that would reach president's desk. he might ve
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